Netflix's 'Red Notice': 5 things to know about the action comedy starring Dwayne Johnson
The movie also features big names in Gal Gadot and Ryan Reynolds. Directed by Rawson Marshall, the movie is set to hit Netflix in November
What can you expect when Hercules (Dwayne Johnson), Deadpool (Ryan Reynolds), and Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot) get to share screen space in one movie? The trio with ample box office clout and riding on the success of their recent projects, and their coming together in a single vehicle is bound to lead to some screen magic.
The much-anticipated flick comes with a massive financial commitment on the part of Netflix, and in a statement to Deadline, Johnson praised Netflix’s dominance, saying, "I admire the ambition of Netflix to become one of the biggest movie studios in the world. Their original content generates critical acclaim and invites full collaboration on every level of production. Their unbridled enthusiasm for 'Red Notice' is equally matched by their commitment to entertaining audiences on an international scale."
Ahead of the movie's release, here are five things to get you to speed.
When does 'Red Notice' release?
The star-studded film will be leaving Universal Pictures and will instead be distributed by Netflix. The action flick releases November 12.
What is the movie about?
The official synopsis reads: "In the world of international crime, an Interpol agent attempts to hunt down and capture the world's most wanted art thief."
Who stars in 'Red Notice'?
Johnson plays John Hartley, the Interpol agent ('Fast and Furious', 'Baywatch' and 'San Andreas'), Reynolds stars as Nolan Booth ('Deadpool', 'Blade' and 'The Proposal'), and Gadot ('Wonder Woman') as the art thief, Sarah Black.
Director Rawson Marshall Thurber, who previously worked with Dwayne Johnson on 'Central Intelligence' and 'Skyscraper', has been helmed to make 'Red Notice'. Peter Cramer, Beau Flynn, Dany Garcia, Hiram Garcia, and Wendy Jacobson come in as the producers.